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Philippe

  1. 1. The gas mask By: Philippe Ferland
  2. 2. The inventor <ul><li>Name: Dr. Cluny Macpherson </li></ul><ul><li>Province: Newfoundland and Labrador </li></ul><ul><li>Town: St-John </li></ul><ul><li>Profession: Physician / soldier </li></ul><ul><li>Date of birth: 18 march 1879 </li></ul><ul><li>Died: 16 November 1966 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Map
  4. 4. The invention <ul><li>Year it was made: 1915 </li></ul><ul><li>History: In WW1 the German army was using chlorine gas to poison allied soldiers and it was becoming a big problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Description: One exalting tube and inside the tube were chemical sorbents materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Functions: the gas mask’s chemical sorbents materials absorb the chemicals when there is gas in the air. </li></ul><ul><li>Today the gas mask is still used in war zones like in Afghanistan. </li></ul>
  5. 5. other <ul><li>Dr. Cluny got many awards in his life like: an honorary degree by Memorial University (1962) and he was President of the Medical Council of Canada from 1954-1955 . </li></ul>
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